Friday, March 16, 2012
WSJ Article on Chicago's Startup Scene
The WSJ article published the other day about Chicago’s startup scene is a great sign that the movement here is started to get noticed by investors across the country. According to the article, last year startups in Chicago raised $654mm in VC funding, which represented a 40% increase compared to 2010. While this is still a relatively small amount compared to NY and Silicon Valley, the growth in the startup scene in Chicago is still pretty astonishing.